Reminders

"The Inland Revenue Department is requesting all taxpayers whose personal information is obsolete, to kindly visit the office at their earliest convenience to facilitate updates"

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The Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) Competent Authority for the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis has revised the filing deadline for FATCA and CRS reporting

The Saint Kitts and Nevis AEOI Competent Authority wishes to advise the Financial Institutions that it is now extending its FATCA reporting deadline for the 2019 reporting period to 30th November 2020.
The Saint Kitts and Nevis AEOI Competent Authority is also extending its CRS reporting deadline for the 2020 reporting period to 30th November 2020.

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Liquor Licence

The St.Kitts and Nevis Government has suspended all Liquor Licence renewals until further notice.

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Liquor Licence

All Liquor Licence renewals start at the Sir Lee Llewelyn Moore Judicial Complex (Court's Cashier.) The stub given there, should be presented to the Inland Revenue Department in order to process the Licence.

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The Due Date for Payment of Property Tax 2020 has been extended to September 30, 2020, as per the initiative outlined in the COVID-19 Stimulus Package 2020"

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Taxpayers are reminded that property tax is due and payable each year, on or before June 30th.

NB All property bills with arrears, must first be queried at the Customer Service Section, before payment is made. Property bills without arrears should be taken directly to the Cashier Section for payment.

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PAYMENT OF TAXES AND LICENCES

CAN I MAKE AN ARRANGEMENT TO PAY MY TAXES?

Yes, the Inland Revenue Department allows for taxes to be paid using Payment Agreements. The Comptroller must be assured that the taxpayer shall honor all the terms of the contract and settle debt within a year. The burden of proof shall be placed on the taxpayer. Where the taxpayer is uncooperative and fails to provide a collector with the relevant information that will assist in the collection of the tax debt then he or she is said to commit an offence as outlined in the Tax Administration and Procedures Act, 2003 Section 60;1, 2 and 3.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS DERIVED FROM PAYING TAXES?

All taxes collected by Inland Revenue Department on behalf of the Government of St. Christopher and Nevis, are used to support the economic and social growth of the Federation.

TIPS
  • Here are two benefits of holding a valid Business Licence.

    • You would be in good legal standing with the Department, since it is illegal to operate in the Federation without one.
    • You would be in a better position to obtain financial assistance from lending institutions, since most institutions conduct business verification checks with the Inland Revenue Department.